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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Singer, M; Romero, B; Koenig, E; Förstl, H; Brunner, H 
Title:
[Nightmares in patients with Alzheimer's disease caused by donepezil. Therapeutic effect depends on the time of intake] 
Abstract:
Dementia of the Alzheimer type (DAT) has been linked to losses of cholinergic function in the brain. The acetylcholinesterase inhibitors donepezil, rivastigmine and galantamine improve cognitive performance in manifest dementia. These substances, however, also influence the quality of sleep, and particularly the quality and amount of dreams. We therefore investigated the influence of the time point of donepezil intake on the occurrence of nightmares. We observed a clear-cut relationship between...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Nervenarzt 
Year:
2005 
Journal volume:
76 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1127-8, 1129 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0028-2804 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie